Brass wind

brass instrument

noun
a musical wind instrument of brass or other metal with a cup-shaped mouthpiece, as the trombone, tuba, French horn, trumpet, or cornet.
Also called brass wind.


Origin:
1850–55

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brass instrument

noun
a wind instrument that consists of a brass tube (usually of variable length) that is blown by means of a cup-shaped or funnel-shaped mouthpiece [syn: brass
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